Skip to main content
Teaching and Learning Anthropology
“The Exchange Game”: An Engaging Classroom Exercise for Teaching and Learning About Reciprocity and Altruism
- Author(s): McIlwraith, Thomas
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.5070/T30039676
This paper explains how to play and debrief the Exchange Game. Suitable for play in first year anthropology courses and in lectures on economic anthropology, the game reinforces core concepts including reciprocity, cooperation, and altruism.